Olympic Weightlifting club in Toronto offering weightlifting group & personal coaching, seminars and international weightlifting training camps



Weightlifting Group & Personal Training

Varbanov Weightlifting is directed by head coach Alex Varbanov (Olympic Medalist, World Records Holder, World & European Champion) and his son Nick Varbanov (9-time Canada Junior & Senior Champion). Both our coaches are certified by the Coaching Association of Canada. 

A list of coaching options is below.

Private Sessions with Alex Varbanov

Weightlifting Club Toronto - Varbanov School of weightlifting

Full (2-hour) Training Session. Consists of 3 lifts: Snatch, Clean & Jerk, Squat. Additional person may join for 25% off (no more than 2 people!)

One-hour (single lift) private training session. The focus will be on improving a single lift, or major technical flaw

Written Training Program. Alex will design a written program for up to 8-10 weeks for you to follow at your own time/gym. At least one full training session with Alex is a prerequisite for getting a written program.

One-hour: $125
Full: $199
Training Program: $199

Weightlifting Team Training Sessions

Weightlifting Club Toronto - Varbanov School of weightlifting

Wednesday & Friday 5:30 – 8:30 pm (coach Alex/Nick Varbanov)

Saturday & Sunday 11:30 am – 8:30 pm (coach Alex/Nick Varbanov)

The monthly membership covers all coached training sessions, team T-shirt, competition coaching, training program (upon request for the no-show days)


Drop-In Sessions

Weightlifting Club Toronto - Varbanov School of weightlifting

Saturday 11:30 am is designated to drop-ins.

Note: Contact us via email, text or phone to inquire about different day/time for your drop-in. Such requests will be honoured only if spots are available.

These are group sessions, great for people with some weightlifting experience and looking for a little more technique work. $40 for a full (2/2.5-hour) session. $300 for a 10-pack of drop-ins.

Full: $40
10-pack drop-ins: $300

For purchases, training or programming inquiries, don’t hesitate to contact us via the contact form below.

*All prices are in Canadian Dollars. We charge HST.